Tag: Armchair BEA 2014

Armchair BEA – Day 5, Middle Grade/Young Adult

Armchair BEA – Day 5, Middle Grade/Young Adult

  You know, it’s kind of a strange thing to be 30(ish) and still loving (some) Middle Grade and (a LOT) Young Adult books:   But seriously . . . I do try to avoid teenage angst-filled, melodramatic, and overly high school YA books, but sometimes you just can’t tell until you crack the spine. […]

— Posted May 30, 2014 by Jessica / 70 Comments
Armchair BEA – Day 4, Beyond the Borders

Armchair BEA – Day 4, Beyond the Borders

  Beyond the Borders: So I’m going to totally geek out with this one. I can’t help it—I was an English major (with a history minor). And as wonderful as books like The Kite Runner are, for me, they just can’t compete with books like: The version of The Iliad that I actually read was […]

— Posted May 29, 2014 by Jessica / 40 Comments
Armchair BEA – Day 3, Novellas/Short Stories

Armchair BEA – Day 3, Novellas/Short Stories

  Novellas/Short Stories: SO. I’ve actually seen a lot of discussion about novellas and short stories recently, and there seems to be a hung jury on the subject. Personally . . . I love ’em. Sometimes . . . I don’t like to read short stories for the sake of reading short stories, but as an […]

— Posted May 28, 2014 by Jessica / 64 Comments
Armchair BEA: Day 1, Introduction

Armchair BEA: Day 1, Introduction

Introduction Please tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? How long have you been blogging? Why did you get into blogging? Where in the world are you blogging from?  Hi, I’m Jessica, and I am a blogging noob. I only joined Rabid Reads in February (yes, of this year), but  I like […]

— Posted May 26, 2014 by Jessica / 82 Comments